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WHY 'PREACHER'?
Dick Young
July 04, 1955
How did Elwin Charles Roe get his picturesque nickname? Here is the answer as Roe tells it in his own words: "One day when I was three years old my Uncle Bathis (my daddy's only brother) asked me what my name was. I said to him, 'Preacher.' Don't know why I said that but it's stuck with me ever since."
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July 04, 1955

Why 'preacher'?

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How did Elwin Charles Roe get his picturesque nickname? Here is the answer as Roe tells it in his own words: "One day when I was three years old my Uncle Bathis (my daddy's only brother) asked me what my name was. I said to him, 'Preacher.' Don't know why I said that but it's stuck with me ever since."

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